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Lawrence Tech offers 15 percent military tuition discount, plans Aug. 30 reception for veterans

Release Date: August 9, 2011

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Lawrence Technological University has consolidated its military tuition discounts into a single 15 percent discount for all service men and women who are on active or inactive military status, in the reserve guard or retired from military service, and are not receiving another tuition discount from the university.

To receive the tuition discount, all that military applicants need to do is provide a copy of their DD214 form when applying online at www.ltu.edu/futurestudents/transfer/military.asp, said Norma Julka, financial aid and veteran affairs coordinator at Lawrence Tech.

G.I. Jobs Military Friendly Schools list has named Lawrence Tech among the top 15 percent of colleges and universities that are doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students.

Prospective students are welcome to attend Lawrence Tech’s pizza-and-pop welcome reception for veterans on Tuesday, Aug, 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Taubman Student Services Center, 21000 West Ten Mile Road in Southfield.

Lawrence Tech offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as one- and two-year fast-track certificate programs. All academic programs include Lawrence Tech’s distinctive blend of theory and practice and individual attention. Courses can be taken days, evenings, weekends or entirely online depending on the program of study.

Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu, offers more than 100 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in the Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus is in Southfield, and programs are also offered in Detroit, Lansing, Petoskey, Traverse City and Toronto. Lawrence Tech also partners with universities in Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.